Indian Premier League, 29th match: Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers at East London, May 4, 2009
Chennai Super Kings won by 78 runs
Played at Buffalo Park, East London (neutral venue)
4 May 2009 - day/night match (20-over match)
4.1

Smith to Hayden, 2 wides, starts off with a terrible delivery, way down the leg side, Gilchrist does well to get a glove on it when standing up to the stumps

4.1

Smith to Vijay, 1 run, better from Smith, just outside off, Vijay goes on the backfoot and elegantly works the ball to mid-on for a quick single

4.2

Smith to Hayden, no run, shorter and wider from Smith, not much elegance from Hayden here, he crashes it towards extra cover but straight ot the fielder

4.3

Smith to Hayden, SIX, another six off a mishit, Hayden again bent his knee to get under and hammer it over cover, mishit over long-on sails over the ropes

4.4

Smith to Hayden, 1 run, a bottom edge towards midwicket, batsmen hare through for a single, Vijay just about made it to the crease

4.5

Smith to Vijay, no run, outside off stump, Vijay goes for the cut but is beaten

4.6

Smith to Vijay, 1 run, on the stumps this time, Vijay tries a repeat of his wristy drive to mid-on, mistimes it and the ball flies in the air before landing safely short of mid-on

Chennai Super Kings 45/0   DR Smith 1-0-11-0
8.1

Smith to Vijay, 2 runs, another good looking shot from Vijay, a front-foot on-drive, Ryan Harris raced to it from long-on but misfields allowing the batsmen to come back for two

8.2

Smith to Vijay, no run, shortish on middle stump, turned towards midwicket, no run

8.3

Smith to Vijay, SIX, lovely shot from Vijay, whacked over midwicket for a six off the front foot

8.4

Smith to Vijay, no run, Smith shortens his length a touch, on offstump, Vijay pokes it towards point

8.5

Smith to Vijay, 1 run, much fuller this time, pushed towards mid-on for a single

8.6

Smith to Dhoni, 1 run, overpitched and wide, Dhoni reachs out and cracks that through the covers, but there's a sweeper in the deep, so that'll only be a single

Chennai Super Kings 78/1   DR Smith 2-0-21-0
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